September, 2020

How to Get Booked with More Associations with Mary Byers

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Quote: “My favourite thing about associations is that they are all committed to making the world a better place.” Mary Byers Do you have all the clients you need, or do you have space on your calendar to keep adding to your list?

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The 5 Main Phases of Project Management Life Cycle 

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Whether you are tasked to lead a small in-house project or take over a large, multi-people company-wide program, understanding how to plan and execute your project is integral for success.

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10 Webinar Tips That Will Keep Your Audience Engaged

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could grab and hold your audience’s attention through-out the webinar? Imagine – from the moment you open your mouth, your attendees can’t wait for your next move.

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Writing “Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something”

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I am all but finished Writing “Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something”… It’s out for proofreading right now. When I get it back in a week or so, I’ll have some final edits to do, and then will self-publish … Continue reading →

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2020 Toastmasters Zoom Challenge - Part II

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Part II - What I Learned, Where I Goofed, What Happened That I Didn't Expect, and Who I Have to Thank. Not necessarily in that order) If you miss ed Part I - click here to check it out. As I said - the numbers don't tell the whole story.

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3 Steps to Becoming Everyone’s Favorite Panelist

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If you’ve ever received an invitation to speak on a panel and found yourself hesitating to accept, you’re not alone. Panel discussions can be disorganized, poorly-moderated, and filled with unknowns. What if you say the wrong thing? What if the other panelists look smarter than you?

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Creating Your Rockstar Attitude with Mark Schulman

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Quote: “It’s my job to entertain, engage and inform at the highest level possible.” Mark Schulman Over the past several months we’ve been taking a close look at speakers who are making virtual presentations work to their advantage.

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The 5 Physical Cues That Can Make You More Confident

Presentation Guru

Public speaking will always be relevant. This art is ever-evolving thanks to technology, and has now evolved again in the form of Zoom meetings or seminars and similar virtual gatherings.

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30 60 90 Day Plan: A Strategic Approach to Create New Sales Territories

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There is an endless world of prospect customers for the sales organizations, which can be both a challenge and an opportunity. From this large pool, identifying and reaching out to the right customers and serving their needs is quite challenging.

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2020 Toastmasters Zoom Challenge - Part I

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The Circumstances, the Idea, the Execution, and the Numbers March 12, 2020 – the day the quarantine started for ME, when my boss at the Boulder Daily Camera told the sales team to start working from home on Monday.

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BOOKS BY Max Atkinson on public speaking, presentation and communication

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Twitter, it seems, is widely used by authors to advertise their own books – as too are various programmes on BBC Radio 4. Yesterday’s Start the Week, for example was presented by Andrew Marr, who gave two authors who gave each of them about 45 minutes to plug their latest books.

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Selling Bigger Virtual Packages with Laurie Guest

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On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome back Laurie Guest to talk about how she shifted her mindset and adjusted her packages to accommodate her clients during COVID. The post Selling Bigger Virtual Packages with Laurie Guest appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

How To Write An Essay? – Where to start?

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Writing is an essential skill every well-rounded human being needs to hone. However, it can be a challenging one to master, especially if you are more of a ‘talker’. That’s why so many students find essay writing to be quite a daunting chore during the first several years of college.

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Do your emails create pattern interrupt to prospect successfully?

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Ramping up your prospecting is key to packing your pipeline. Anyone who tells you otherwise is wrong. You have to do more prospecting now. And you have to do it better than you did pre C-19. What used to work (8 months or 8 years ago – kind of the same thing) isn’t likely to work today. Buying behavior has changed. The great news is we know what matters to buyers today and it starts with pattern interrupt.

The Newest Public Speaking Rules Inspired by TED Talks

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Since its inception in 1984 to date, TED Talks have gained a lot of traction for many reasons and have entirely changed the way presentations are delivered.

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Finding Your Way to Success as a Public Speaker in 2020

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As I was scrolling through Instagram the other day, I came across a funny image that showed 1 out of 5 stars highlighted and the text: 2020 – “Definitely would not recommend!”. That about sums up how many are feeling about 2020 as we start to wrap up Q3.

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Putting Together a Killer Book Proposal with Chad Allen

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Join me to hear publishing expert Chad Allen share what you must include in your book proposal to get it to the top of the heap. The post Putting Together a Killer Book Proposal with Chad Allen appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

How to Boost Your Speaking Business by Being an Awesome Podcast Guest

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One of the keys to building and growing a successful speaking business is the ability to become known as the ‘expert’ in your industry or specialty. That means you need to properly market yourself to get your message out to the people who will hire you. A great way to do that… through podcasts.

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: How to Protect Your Well-Being When the World Is a Little Chaotic

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I recently found myself feeling a bit overwhelme by everything happening in the world and it was weighing on my overall physical and mental well-being. So, I decided I needed to do a cleanse… a news cleans.

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Understanding the BCG Matrix Model

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Companies dealing with multiple products can find it challenging to decide how to allocate resources for them. Some products might seem promising; however, the risk of failure can also be high. Similarly, well-established products might not need a lot of revenue to stay afloat in the market.

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The Big Five Personality Traits Model

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You might have come across people who enjoy outdoor activities, parties and mingling with others. However, then there are people who go to a party and have to recover the next day! This is because what recharges and rejuvenates one type of personality can be draining for another.

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Importance of Head Movements in Public Speaking

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Consider it’s the first day at the office, and the boss suddenly asks you to deliver a presentation. Bummer! Unnerving, isn’t it? Well, public speaking can be a taxing experience but, if you know your basics right, you can steal the show.

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Change your story to rock your world

SpeakerSue Says...

What a pleasure it was to deliver two productive and meaningful webinars to new clients this week! Though different topics, each presentation started with talking about the stories we tell ourselves. What is YOUR story? I’m the first to admit delivering sales training by webinar was never my first choice. It’s hard to engage, harder to keep attention. And it’s exhausting. Did you see that? Did you catch that negative mindset? I told myself a story that could absolutely sabotage my success.

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Write an email that improves CX and drives repeat business

SpeakerSue Says...

First, a moment of silence. I flew back to NY from Arizona arriving at 7:17am, nineteen years ago today. From the airplane window, the day was crystal clear – the most perfect early fall day. Until. Until we saw those towers fall and those people jump and those firefighters try. And for at least one silent moment today, we remember them. Fast forward to the middle (maybe), beginning (maybe), end (dear lord, please) of this pandemic.

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The #1 Reason Your Outreach May be Failing and How to Double Your Success!

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Content must be more than words. To develop new business, nurture leads and gain commitment, your emails need to connect on an emotional level. You can submit all the right answers. You can offer the lowest price. You can deliver all the facts. You can even have a better solution. Yet, only when you engage with emotional certainty do you get best results. BONUS I’ve been cleaning my closet (yes, it’s an ongoing project; don’t judge me).

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Quick Guide: Understanding the Pareto 80/20 Principle

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Some observations by economists, sociologists and philosophers have been remarkable in shaping the way people view the world. One such observation was by an Italian economist named Vilfredo Pareto. His observation regarding the wealth inequality in Italy led to the Pareto principle.

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